Ledbetter Gardens, Dallas

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Ledbetter
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Dallas
City Dallas
Area West Dallas
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,316
ZIP code 75212
Area code(s) 214, 469, 972

Ledbetter Gardens is a small neighborhood in West Dallas, Texas, United States. Its boundaries are Canada Drive to the north, Bernal Drive to the south, Westmoreland Road on the east, and Pluto Street on the west.

Ledbetter Gardens is a predominately African American, working-class neighborhood.

Demographics[edit]

For statistical purposes, Ledbetter Gardens is identified as Block Group 1 of Census tract 105 by the United States Census Bureau.

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,316 people residing within the neighborhood. The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 64.3% African American, 8.4% White, 25.9% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 35.9% of the population.

Education[edit]

Ledbetter Gardens is almost evenly split between the Dallas Independent School District (DISD) and Irving Independent School District (IISD).

The Dallas ISD portion is zoned to Amelia Earhart Learning Center, which serves students in grades pre-kindergarten through five. Sixth through eighth graders are zoned to Thomas A. Edison Middle Learning Center, which feeds into L.G. Pinkston High School [1].

The Irving ISD portion is zoned to Schulze Elementary School, which serves students in grades Kindergarten through five. Schulze Elementary feeds into Bowie Middle School (Grades 6-8) and Nimitz High School [2] (Grades 9-12). The district also has an early childhood education program for students who are four years old and meet certain eligibility requirements.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "PreK Registration". Irving Independent School District. Retrieved 2009-04-20. 
  3. ^ Irving ISD has three early childhood schools. Pierce Early Childhood School is the designated campus for students living in Ledbetter Gardens.

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